Speakers from Oracle, Box, and eBay to provide inside look into
industry operations, forecasting growth, and efficiency challenges
FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
a leading consulting firm with vast expertise in design, planning and
project management for converging technologies, announced today that its
Convergence Conference (TCC) will feature end-user case studies as
part of its returning data center operations track.
The track titled Data
Center & Operations Case Studies, will focus on the
operations surrounding the high demand for data center performance and
efficiency, while providing insight on modeling and designing for
scalability, cost challenges, financial support and future growth.
Jason Green, Vice President at GexPro, will moderate a case study panel
on IT and facilities project collaboration, titled Real
Convergence: Can IT and The Data Center Collectively Benefit The
Business Bottom Line?, featuring panelists Jamie Saguindel, Data
Center Manager at VMware; Andy Broer, Senior Manager of Data Center
Operations at Box; Tim Roche, Senior Facilities Manager at Oracle and
Troy Tazbaz, Global Data Center & Lab Design at Oracle.
Mark Honer, Director of IT at Palo Alto Networks, will deliver a
presentation titled Modeling
& Forecasting Lab Build-Outs, a case study on the challenges
with planning and designing a data center to support the growth and
business of tomorrow.
In a discussion titled Why
Energy Efficient Data Centers are Not Always the Most Profitable Data
Centers, Jonathan Koomey, Researcher at Steyer-Taylor Center for
Energy Policy and Finance for Stanford University, and Owner of
Analytics Press, will explore a business-focused view of data center
efficiency, grounded in the key performance indicators that should be
most important to the companies that own data centers.
Ed Spears, Product Marketing Manager of Critical Power Solutions at
Eaton, will deliver a presentation titled Ensuring
Energy Efficiency in Today's Muti-Tenant Data Centers, a case
study on issues with colocation requirements meeting the high demand for
performance and cost.
Serena Devito, Advanced Data Center Engineer at eBay, will provide a
case study titled eBay
Data Center TCO Modeling, focusing on eBay’s concept and
methodology for calculating cost and decisions associated with data
center space and usage.
Bruce Myatt, Executive Vice President at The Data Centers LLP, will
moderate a Critical Facilities panel discussion on data center
monitoring titled DCIM:
Integration and Automation. Panelists will include Chandrakant
Patel, HP Senior Fellow and Chief Engineer at Hewlett Packard
Laboratories and EECS Industrial Advisory Board Member at U.C. Berkeley,
Derek Collier, Intel Product Manager for Intel's DCIM Energy Manager and
Virtual KVM Manager software applications, and Wayne B. Riley, IBM
Senior Technical Staff Member, Smarter Physical Infrastructure
Architect, and Data Center Energy Solutions Architect.
“The arrival of smart PDUs, smart phones, and better environmental data
from servers all affect traditional facilities’ requirements. There’s a
need for extracting the most out of an aging data center and often on a
'shoe-string' budget,” said Andy Broer, Senior Manager of Data Center
Operations at Box. “These case studies allow us to expand our network
and collaborate with industry peers on solutions and ways of
accomplishing these goals.”
TELADATA’s Technology Convergence Conference focuses on providing an
environment where IT, facilities and telecommunications professionals
can assemble to exchange ideas and best practices relating to the latest
technologies in data centers, IT infrastructure, audiovisual and
monitoring systems. Expert speakers and resources offer delegates
critical information and in-the-trenches tactics to deal effectively
with key issues affecting facilities and data centers.
Additional information on the conference can be found at http://www.teladatatcc.com.
TELADATA earned its leadership position through twenty-five years of
consulting on complex IT infrastructure, data center, audiovisual and
monitoring projects. As a project manager and advocate, TELADATA guides
its clients every step of the way, from discovery to implementation.
TELADATA makes a conscious effort to create collaborative partnerships
with all project stakeholders, including IT managers, facilities
managers, architects, facilities management firms, general contractors,
telephone companies and other vendors, to ensure a seamless transition.
Additional information on TELADATA can be found at http://www.teladata.com.
Amanda Nimitz, 510-979-4236
Caroline Haley, 978-369-0406